The Shortlist Has Been Selected
Our expert panel has undertaken a huge but hugely enjoyable task when it comes to reviewing the work. They have shortlisted 10 craftsmen from the US.
Their aim is to shortlist entrants whose work lives and breathes modern craftsmanship. After that, our Global panel of experts will select three entrants from the shortlist to receive the Ketel One Legacy prize fund.
John Pomp studied the ancient art of Venetian glass blowing for 20 years and has been applying this old-world art in a simple, yet modern way. Johns philosophy to creating his pieces is very nature…See more >
Magda Sayeg, founder of Knitta, began by taking knitting out of the home and into the streets. The simple juxtaposition of this woven material placed within an urban environment has inspired a new…See more >
I print letterpress posters, books, cards, and notebooks. While the craft itself is quite old, it is going through a renaissance and becoming modern in its application.…See more >
David Okum is a product and furniture designer that founded his studio in 2011. Okum believes in a hands-on approach of experimentation in materials and processes to…See more >
My craft involves the design and production of fragrances and scented products. I strive to combine beauty, innovation, mystery, texture, infusing the aesthetic and ethos…See more >
Each layer of our paired chocolate truffles is, on its own, rich with flavor – a luscious escape from the ordinary. When paired together, the distinctive experience…See more >
I developed a patent pending method for printing images directly onto wood. My wood printing craft is similar to a tattoo process where the ink is actually infused into…See more >